Reflections: contemporary art of the Middle East and North Africa
11 February 2021

Venetia Porter, Curator of Islamic and Contemporary Middle East Art, looks at how artists of the Middle East and North Africa respond to, and reflect on, issues of gender, identity, politics, history and cultural tradition, through the prism of contemporary art.

The Islamic world: the big themes
26 February 2019

Curator William Greenwood explores the themes connecting objects from a vast and fascinating area, now on display in our Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic world.

A journey through the Islamic world in eight objects
18 October 2018

To celebrate the opening of the new Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic world, curators of the gallery take a look at eight highlight objects from the collection.